The cheapest times to fly from PEK to LXA are

  • May 14th to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from PEK to LXA is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $1185 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $944 for Friday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Lhasa

Flying from Beijing (PEK) to Lhasa (LXA) will usually cost between $956 to $1185 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $949. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1132. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $183 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1132 can be considered a good price for a round-trip PEK to LXA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the PEK to LXA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

PEK to LXA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the PEK to LXA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Beijing. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.43, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LXA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into PEK. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1082. Return trip prices are from the LXA to PEK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from PEK to LXA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 55 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking PEK to LXA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from PEK to LXA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Chongqing (PEK > CKG > LXA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1084
  • Average savings: $48 (4.24%)

See PEK to CKG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from PEK to LXA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, China Eastern, China Southern, Chongqing Airlines, Hainan, Lucky Air, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Tibet Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Gonggar Airport to Capital International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1630 miles or 2623 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from PEK to LXA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop PEK to LXA flight is about 3 hour 55 minutes.

How many flights go between Beijing and Lhasa?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 78 available flights from PEK to LXA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code PEK
Origination airport name Capital International Airport
City Beijing
Country China
Latitude 40.1
Longitude 116.6

Return Airport

Destination code LXA
Destination airport name Gonggar Airport
City Lhasa
Country China
Latitude 29.3
Longitude 90.9


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